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This cookie policy relates to our use of “cookies” in connection with this website and other online platforms (the “websites”)

Allianz is committed to ensuring that your personal information and privacy is protected.

We use cookies and other similar technologies on our website to provide you with a better experience and make it secure. We would also like to use additional cookies to provide personalised marketing on other websites and apps you use. This involves sharing your data with our social media, analytics and advertising partners.

By using our website and online platforms (“websites”), you agree to us placing cookies on your computer, smartphone or other device. Here’s what you need to know about cookies, how and why we use them and how to manage your cookie settings.

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and stored in the memory of your computer or other device when you visit a website. The information stored on the cookie allows the website to recognise your device when you revisit a website or browse its pages. Cookies are used to make websites work or work more efficiently, but cookies alone cannot be used to identify you. The cookie itself does not keep any of the data it collects.

We use cookies and similar technologies for our own internal purposes in order for us to evaluate and improve the website/s and our online services. Specifically, we use information from cookies to:

  • help us provide you with a better experience
  • track your preferences
  • save time by recognising your device when you visit our website/s
  • help prevent the missuse of the websites
  • improve the websites usability and ensure it operates correctly
  • understand how you move around our website

We also use cookie technology to ensure that we maintain your confidentiality and security as you move through secure or password protected areas of the website, where you have registered for any of our online services.

If you ever ask us to ‘Remember my device’ to allow you to log on more easily, we will use a persistent cookie to make it work.  This allows us to obtain information about your visits and about the device you use to access our websites. This includes where available, your IP address and pseudonymous identifiers, operating system and browser type.

We use four categories of cookie on our websites:

Strictly Necessary:

Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the operation of the website and cannot be switched off.

These cookies are essential for you to use our website and enable our back-end services to function. You can set your browser to block or tell you about these cookies, but we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our websites if you do so.

We use Strictly Necessary cookies to access secure areas of the website and remembering information you have previously entered to complete a form (e.g. retrieval of a quote).

Performance:

Performance Cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites.

These cookies don’t collect information that can identify a visitor, all the information collected is anonymous.

We use Performance Cookies to improve how our website works and monitor its performance. They enable us to know where our website visitors have come and count visits. They help us see how visitors use the site ensuring users can find what they are looking for easily.

Functional:

Functional Cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation.

If you don’t allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and they can't track your activity on other websites. We use Functionality Cookies to remember choices you make and provide a customised experience, including live chat functionality, to you across our websites.

Targeting:

Targeting Cookies record your visit to our websites, including the web pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

We use this information to make our websites and our advertising relevant to you. You can control whether or not these cookies are used and if you block them, you will experience less targeted advertising.

We use Targeting Cookies to deliver targeted adverts based on browsing habits and take information that may be used to send direct communications to you - unless you have opted out of receiving marketing materials from us. It can also trigger service support communications.

We may share this information with third parties for these purposes and, we may combine cookies data with data we receive from third parties.

 

Some cookies are set by Allianz (“first party cookies”) whereas others are set by third party companies (“third party cookies”).

Third party cookies are cookies placed by our approved business partners from a different website, for example, where a page has embedded content from other sites, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of third party cookies and recommend you check the privacy and cookie policies of those websites for information about them and how to manage them. We can’t accept any responsibility for any content contained in these third party websites.

The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type:

  • "Session cookies" are temporary and are deleted every time you close your browser.
  • "Persistent cookies" stay on your computer until they expire or until you delete them from your device's cache.

You’re in control of the cookies that we store and you can use your Cookie Settings to manage them for this and future visits to our website.

Without certain types of cookies enabled, we can't guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intended it to be. You can manage your cookie settings using the link below. 

Your selected options in the panel will be remembered when you visit the site in the future. You can change your settings at any time.

Alternatively, most web browsers provide some control of most cookies within the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set visit:

www.allaboutcookies.org/

If you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies may affect all users of that computer.